Cristóbal Valero (died December 1789) was a Spanish painter.Born in Alboraya in the province of Valencia. He studied philosophy, but trained as a painter with Evaristo Muñoz. He then went to Rome to study under Sebastiano Conca. On his return be became a priest, and also (1754) director of the Academy of Santa Barbara; in 1762 he was made an honorary member of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, and in 1768 director of that of Academy of San Carlos in Valencia. Some of his pictures are in the churches of Valencia ; in the Archiepiscopal Palace in the same city there are portraits of various prelates, while the Madrid Museum possesses two scenes from ' Don Quixote ' by him.